Atticus Mitchell

Atticus Dean Mitchell (born May 16, 1993[1][2]) is a Canadian actor and musician. He is best known for his roles as Benny Weir in the television film My Babysitter's a Vampire and series of the same name, and Gabe in the film Radio Rebel.

Atticus Mitchell
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Mitchell in 2017
Born
Atticus Dean Mitchell

(1993-05-16) May 16, 1993 (age 26)
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
OccupationActor, musician
Years active2009–present

Early lifeEdit

Mitchell was born in Toronto, Ontario.[1][2][3] He graduated from Malvern Collegiate Institute in Toronto.

CareerEdit

ActingEdit

Mitchell began his acting career in 2009 with a recurring role in the YTV series How to be Indie in which he played the role of Carlos Martinelli in eight episodes during the first season and two more during the second season.[4] He played the starring role of Benny Weir in television film and series My Babysitter's a Vampire[5] and was nominated for a 2011 Gemini award for his performance in the film. In 2012, he starred as Gabe in the Disney Channel television film Radio Rebel. In 2013 he guest starred in two episodes of Hard Rock Medical, portrayed Graydon in a post-apocalyptic film, The Colony, and also co-starred as Wookie in a Disney XD Canada/Family Channel original movie, Bunks.

MusicEdit

Mitchell is a drummer in a band called The Fishwives that plays local shows in Toronto.[3][6]

FilmographyEdit

Film roles
Year Title Role Notes
2013 The Colony Graydon
2014 What We Have Lyes
2015 Stonewall Matt
2018 Darker Than Night Tom also known as Blindsided
2019 Riot Girls Cracker
Television roles
Year Title Role Notes
2009 How to Be Indie Carlos Martinelli 3 episodes
2010 Living in Your Car Teenage Boy Episode: "Chapter Six"
2010 My Babysitter's a Vampire Benny Television film
2011–2012 My Babysitter's a Vampire Benny Weir Main role
2012 Radio Rebel Gabe Television film
2013 Hard Rock Medical Caleb Episodes: "Love, Labour, Loss" & "Down Under"
2013 Bunks Wookie Television film
2014 Fargo Mickey Hess 3 episodes
2015 Young Drunk Punk Andrew Shinky Main role
2016 Second Jen Garth 4 episodes
2017–2019 Killjoys Pippin Foster Recurring role, 10 episodes
2018 The Expanse Ensign Sinopoli Episodes: "Reload", "Triple Point"
2020 New Eden Travis Voice role, 2 episodes

Awards and nominationsEdit

Year Award Category Work Result Refs
2011 Gemini Award Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Supporting Role in a Dramatic Program or Mini-Series My Babysitter's a Vampire Nominated [7]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b Refresh, Brendan (May 16, 2013). "Happy Birthday Atticus Dean Mitchell!". Fresh TV. Archived from the original on September 25, 2013. Retrieved May 17, 2013.
  2. ^ a b Szklarski, Cassandra (January 5, 2012). "Vampires make tweens titter, think". The Chronicle Herald. Archived from the original on March 2, 2013. 18-year-old Mitchell, from Toronto
  3. ^ a b "Atticus Dean Mitchell - Gabe". Disney Channel Medianet. 2012. Archived from the original on March 2, 2013.
  4. ^ Atticus Mitchell resume at Gary Goddard Agency
  5. ^ Harris, Bill (January 2, 2012). "'My Babysitter's a Vampire' on a roll". The London Free Press. Archived from the original on March 2, 2013.
  6. ^ Ginzburg, Dina (September 10, 2012). "EXCLUSIVE Interview with Atticus Mitchell". The Magazine.ca. Archived from the original on March 2, 2013. Retrieved March 2, 2013.
  7. ^ "Canada's Awards Database - Atticus Mitchell". Academy of Canadian Cinema & Television. Archived from the original on March 2, 2013.

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